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Treated for sinus infection. Taking nexium for acid reflux and have hiatal hernia. Any suggestion?

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I had to take 2 courses of antibiotic treatment for a sinus infection approx. a month ago. my acid reflux is out of control and I don't know what next to do. I am being treated with nexium for this and I have a hiatal hernia. any suggestions?
Posted Mon, 11 Feb 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani 56 minutes later

Thanks for posting your query.

Apart from nexium that you are taking please do following which should help.

>Take small frequent meals in place of two major one.
>Drink more of liquids, avoid soft drinks, reduce quantity of alcohol if you taking
>Do regular exercise
>Do not lie for at least 2 hours after any major meal
>Avoid fired foods, take more of fruits and salads
>Avoid possible stress which can worsen the condition.
>Avoid taking any analgesic drugs unless advised by doctor.

Keep regular follow up with your physician and continue medication.

I hope this helps.


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